Community Cats Program Manager
Danielle Bays works to clear policy pathways, broaden support and increase the impact of community cat management efforts nationwide as part of the Humane Society of the United States HSUS companion animal policy team. Formerly a member of the HSUSs wildlife protection team, Danielle has spent her career of 20plus years in animal welfare advocating for the humane treatment of animals both wild and domestic and promoting the humananimal bond. Originally from western New York, Danielle holds a B.S. in animal science from Cornell University and a M.S. in animals and public policy from Tufts University. Just prior to rejoining the HSUS in 2016, she managed the community cat program in Washington, D.C. Danielle has TNRd more cats than she can count. She lives with five formerly feral cats and a catio in Washington, D.C., where she serves on the board of her local neighborhood association and hosts an annual alley art festival.